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Citronella Essential Oil

$11.99

Cymbopogon winterianus (citronella) is native to Indonesia, where it has been used in insect sprays, soaps, candles, and cleaning agents for thousands of years. It is a close relative of lemongrass and is used in local cuisines. Our citronella essential oil is steam-distilled from leaves grown in Indonesia.

Botanical Name: Cymbopogon winterianus
Country of Origin: Indonesia
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Plant Part: Leaves Aromatic
Scent: Citronella Java Oil has a well-rounded lemon citrus scent, though it is much softer than actual Lemon. It also has subtle wood tones
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Orange, Cedarwood, Geranium, Lemon, Lavender, Pine

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Description

Citronella essential oil comes from Cymbopogon winterianus (citronella) which is native to Indonesia, where it has been used in insect sprays and soaps for thousands of years. It’s also closely related to Lemongrass.

Specifics:

Botanical Name: Cymbopogon winterianus

Origin: Indonesia

Extraction: Steam distillation

Plant Part: Leaves Aromatic

Scent: Citronella Oil has a perfect citrus, lemon scent, though it’s not nearly as strong as actual lemon. Citronella also has a hint of wood undertones. 

Blends Well With: Pine, Orange, Lavender, Cedarwood, Lemon, Geranium

Uses:

The best protection against pesky insects? Citronella! This powerful essential oil will keep them at bay. Apply this natural remedy to help you enjoy spending time outside without being pestered by annoying pests like mosquitoes, black flies and other bugs that love hanging around campgrounds during summertime events. Citronella can also be used as an all-purpose cleaner/deodorizer for your home – the choice is yours.

Citronella Essential Oil Benefits:

Citronella is a household staple for many veteran essential oil users due to it’s fresh scent, ability to keep those pesky bugs at bay when enjoying time outside, when applied topically it can help to soothe skin, and is a natural deodorizer.